Best Car Rentals for Seniors of 2017

We’ve researched and reviewed the best car rentals on the market.

Car Rentals

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#1 Grandfolk
Why We Love Them
  • This rental agency charges 23% less than national averages
  • Budget Best Rate Guarantee with price matching and discounts
  • Budget offers AARP members up to 30% off their rental agreements
7.5
Grand Score
8
User Score
Why We Love Them
  • There is no maximum age limit for renters
  • Enterprise offers a rideshare service
  • The customer service is unrivaled
7.3
Grand Score
8
User Score
Why We Love Them
  • National is the go-to company for cross-border travel 
  • Emerald Club members can use points for parent company Enterprise
  • Speedy drop-offs and pre-pay options on tolls and gas
5.4
Grand Score
8
User Score
Why We Love Them
  • Hertz offers a special program for drivers over 50 years of age
  • Best known for having the largest number of worldwide airport counters
  • Hertz wants you get you to your destination fast and offers easy-to-use kiosks
6.5
Grand Score
8
User Score
Why We Love Them
  • Mileage-based programs & discounts for the regular traveler
  • Great offers for AARP members, discounts of up to 30%
  • Mobile apps, trip planning tools  get you on your way fast
5.3
Grand Score
8
User Score
Top Services
Cost
$35/day
Rates vary by car class and location
$79/day
The average is $48.50/day
$60/day
Warranty
Best Rate Guarantee includes price matching and discounts
Guaranteed pick up and early returns
No warranty
A best rate guarantee is available with online booking
Avis Best Rate Guarantee
Ease
7
9
7
9
5
Cancellation
Customer support
6
9
9
9
3
Limits to coverage
Budget does not reimburse a taxi or bus expense to reach the location
Additional coverage is encouraged and charged by the day
NA
Hertz does not have a carpool option
Roadside assistance, refuel options
Restrictions
AARP members are at an advantage
Fleet varies by location
Changes at the time of pick up are subject to availability
Changes at the time of pick up are extremely restrictive
Upgrades and modifications are location dependent
Insurance
Additional coverage is not required
Insurance varies by site
Check with an agent for details
Hertz encourages additional coverage such as liability insurance
Not required, but strongly encouraged
Extras
GPS discount to AARP members, spinner knobs, transfer boards and more
GPS, child seats and ski racks are available at most locations
National does not provide disability-related tools or enhancements
Disability-enabled driving mechanisms may be available upon request
GPS discount to AARP members, spinner knobs, transfer boards